Post Archive

March 4, 2010

With my friend Yuval Levin, than whom no one seems more able to maintain a grasp on the slippery thread of this business, I've been...

This phrase, made famous by Deep Throat, should become the guiding principle for people concerned with the growing effectiveness of the NGO movement's effort to...

Greg Sargent observes: One possible scenario that reform proponents dread is that Congress fails to pass reform before the Easter break — leaving Congressional Dems in...

The Wall Street Journal reprints the remarks of Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., at last week’s health-care summit, with an accompanying editorial, “Paul Ryan v. the...

House Democrats should be wary, says Sen. Judd Gregg, who smells a set-up on "reconciliation." He explains: "If you're in the House and you're saying, 'Well,...

You have to give the Obami credit. They have doggedly applied their engagement tactic to a variety of regimes -- and gotten remarkably similar results. It so happens...

Rick Klein of ABC.com surveys the landscape and concludes: An obscure congressman is fending off odd allegations being vetted by the ethics committee and is creating...

Busy, busy, busy -- a trip to Iran, a series of cringe-inducing (for non-Kool-aid-drinking readers) blogs, and then a debate. Flynt Leverett is working overtime for...

Last Friday, the New York Times ran an interesting piece by David Sanger about a puzzling element that emerged in the latest IAEA report on...

The Israelis are so racist that a woman named Futna Jabber, "a proud Arab Muslim who prays five times daily, calls the Koran her favorite...

Gary Andres summarizes the reasons why congressional leaders feel compelled to try to cram through a massive health-care bill the public hates: Passing health care reform...

Walter Russell Mead -- hands-down the finest new addition to the blogosphere -- has another barn-burner post about the New York Times's unwillingness to cover...